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PRELIMINARY PROGRAMME

 

ARRIVAL. Wednesday, March 25

18:00 Welcome Reception        
Venue: Rathauskeller – Ritter Saal, Rathausplatz 1, 1010 Vienna

DAY 1. Thursday, March 26

Venue: WKO – Austrian Economic Chamber, Wieder Hauptstraße 63, 1040 Vienna

 

08:00 – 09:00 Welcome Coffee
09:00 – 09:30 Opening Ceremony
ONE WORLD – ONE RAIL. CONNECTING OUR FIVE CONTINENTS CLOSER TOGETHER
09:30 – 10:45

PANEL 1 – International Projects
FROM GOAL TO EXECUTION. BEST PRACTICES IN IMPLEMENTING INTERNATIONAL PROJECTS

  • A global view on railway issues
  • Focus on international relevant political, technological and economic developments
  • Current international projects connecting the World closer together
10:45 – 11:15 Coffee Break
11:15 – 12:30

PANEL 2 – Finance
MONEY FOR THE PROJECT. HOW TO ATTRACT INVESTMENTS?

  • Financing infrastructure and railway projects
  • Financing models: public, private and PPP infrastructure financing models
  • Governmental budgeting of infrastructure
  • Risks in infrastructure funding
12:30 – 14:00 Lunch
14:00 – 15:15

PANEL 3
ONE ROAD – ONE BELT – ONE WORLD. TRANSIT POTENTIAL

  • Prospects for international cooperation between eastbound and westbound
  • Evaluation perspectives of cargo turnover’s potential on East – West – East routes. How to enhance the logistics?
  • How will subsidies affect the export and import level?
  • Innovations and digital technologies to accelerate transit potential
15:15 – 15:45 Coffee Break
15:45 – 17:00

Round table
URBI ET ORBI. INFLUENCE OF RAILWAYS ON THE DEVELOPMENT OF CULTURE AND EDUCATION

  • Railways as a layer of culture. How do railway museums change people’s lives?
  • Stations as the heart of cities. Railway architecture
  • Benefits of progress. Invention of railways and how it changed Europe
  • What it means to be a popular railway museum? Best international practices in dealing with industrial heritage
  • Career guidance and vocational training. What role can museums play in developing human capital?
  • Reserve for development. How does the railway museum contribute to the future progress and promotion of railways? Showcasing engineering, innovation, careers, etc.
  • Space for growth. Museum as a platform for educational projects
  • Museum in a smartphone. Digital technology for visitors
19:00 Evening Event 
Venue: GARTENPALAIS Liechtenstein

DAY 2. Friday, March 27

Venue: WKO – Austrian Economic Chamber, Wieder Hauptstraße 63, 1040 Vienna

 

08:30 – 09:00 Welcome Coffee
09:00 – 10:15

PANEL 4 – Convergence and Harmonisation
COMMON STANDARD. HARMONIZATION OF REGULATIONS IN THE RAILWAY SECTOR

  • Harmonisation of technical, administrative and safety rules for interoperability between national rail systems
  • Technical specifications for interoperability
  • Convergence innovation between different processes.
  • Signalling, train control and communication installations
  • Need for increased performance with higher speed and density of trains
  • Standardization of digital technologies
10:15 – 10:45 Coffee Break
10:45 – 12:00

PANEL 5 – Construction and Manufacturing
KNOW-HOW. CONSTRUCTION, PRODUCTION AND DESIGN OF THE RAILWAY AND INFRASTRUCTURE

  • Railway transportation systems: design, construction and operation
  • Organization and management of freight railway transport
  • Impact of traffic composition on the economic profitability of a railway system
  • Cutting-edge technologies in railways
  • Railway safety
  • Manufacturing issues
  • Alarms and traffic management, digital predictive service platforms
  • Systems for automated diagnostics of infrastructure and rolling stock
12:00 – 13:00 Lunch
13:00 – 14:15

PANEL 6 – Ecology
GREEN INNOVATIONS AND ECOAMBITIONS. ECO-FRIENDLINESS, SUSTAINABILITY AND ENVIRONMENTAL PERFORMANCE

  • Focus on climate change and the impact of reducing co2-emissions
  • Environmentally-friendly technologies are leading to a new generation of sustainable trains
  • Comparing rail with road and air transport
  • Efficiency of traction systems, improving electrical braking, LED lighting, optimizing ventilation systems
  • Noise reduction measures on vehicles and noise protection on the infrastructure
14:15 – 14:45 Conclusion and Outlook Closing Ceremony
Host of the ceremony: Hubert Jeneral, Organizer, PPV

Registration
March 25, 18:00 – 20:00 (Rathauskeller)
March 26, 08:00 – 15:00 (WKO)
March 27, 08:00 – 15:00 (WKO)

Партнеры Международного железнодорожного конгресса 2020

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